Updated May 2017
Economic Benefits of Career Guidance
Topics covered include:
- Impact of lifelong guidance;
- Creating evidence and measuring outcomes;
- Employment impact of job search programs;
- Evaluation of career educational programs;
- Career interventions within post-secondary education;
- Business case for funding, social benefits;
- Public policy implications;
- and more.
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